Tiglath-pileser I


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Tiglath-pileser I

(ˈtɪɡlæθpɪˈliːzə; -paɪ-)
n
(Biography) king of Assyria (?1116–?1093 bc), who extended his kingdom to the upper Euphrates and defeated the king of Babylonia
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An early king, Tiglath-pileser I (1114-1076 BCE), imported a variety of trees and rare orchard fruits, numbers of which were likely planted in the king's garden at Nineveh (Grayson 1976: 17, no.
1207-935 B.C.E.), which reaches a new climax during the reign of Tiglath-pileser I (1115-1077 B.C.E.), the empire shrivels once more to the core land around the city of Assur.
Thus, he regularly speaks about the Middle Assyrian royal inscriptions, and particularly that of Tiglath-Pileser I, a contemporary of David, with similarities noted in courtly scribal technique and in substance, especially in relation to the account of David's military campaigns in 2 Sam 8 and 10.